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Newsletter Archive
Spring 2023

Spring 2023

2023 Planning & Goals
BIL Infrastructure Funding
Roads Scholar I Graduate
Build a Better Mousetrap Program and Examples from PA, CT, & MT
Safety Brief: Trenching & Shoring Basics
What Not to Say. Guidance for Liability Neutral Language (Part 1)
Traveling Through Invasive Plants
Customer Service Essentials
Excavation and Trenching Safety Crossword Puzzle
Spring/Summer 2022

Spring/Summer 2022

Don't Give a Free Ride to the Spotted Lanternfly
Finding, Keeping & Training Commercial Drivers
Embracing Change
Meeting Two of Our Newest Advisory Board Members
2022 Roadway Management Conference Registration & Agenda
Additional Training Opportunities
Event Recap: From Drones to Transportation Planning
Flagger Safety & Innovative Vest Designs
Roadway Maintenance Crossword Puzzle
Getting Up to Speed
Traffic Signal Basics
To Do List
Winter 2021

Winter 2021

2021 Reflections & 2022 Plans
Recruiting and Retaining Highway Maintenance Workers
2022 Build a Better Mousetrap Competition
Delaware DOTs Third Eye
FHWA's EDC-6: Every Day Counts Overview
Bipartisan Infrastructure Law
Give Support to Your New Co-Workers
2021 Snow and Ice Control Workshop 
Winter Maintenance Crossword
2022 Transportation Planning Conference
Summer 2021

Summer 2021

Combatting Road User Errors
Build a Better Mousetrap Winners
WV LTAP's Virtual Training Platform
Roads Scholar Graduates
Safety Brief Working in the Heat
2021 Snow & Ice Control Workshop
Spring 2021

Spring 2021

Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) Drones
Road Facts: Motorists and Cyclists Sharing the Road
Roads Scholar Recognition
Training Opportunities
Safety Brief: Three Points of Contact
2021 Build a Better Mousetrap Competition
WV LTAP Website Your To Do List
Fall/Winter 2020

Fall/Winter 2020

Safety Training Resources Unveiled
Signs, Barrels, Cones & More
Build a Better Mousetrap Competition
Why Now is the Perfect Time to Add Social Media to Your Communications Toolkit
Roadway Management Conference Updates
Daily Winter Checklist Before You Start Your Drive
Transportation Pandemic Playbook Summary
Virtual Snow & Ice Control Workshop
Tips for Plowing Snow on Gravel Roads
Safety Brief: Operator Safety During Winter Maintenance
Summer 2020

Summer 2020

New WV LTAP Website Launched
Roadway Management Conference Update
2020 Snow & Ice Control Workshop Going Virtual
Fall Training Highlights
Safety Brief: Repel and Kill Pesky Mosquitos and Ticks
The Work Zone Sign Package Program is Back!
Electronic LTAP Publications
LTAP Director Changes
Meet our Newest Advisory Board Members
Rural Transportation Project Funding - R.O.U.T.E.S.
Help Us Stay in Touc
Spring 2020

Spring 2020

Adapting to 2020
Staying Connected While Working Remotely
Time Management Tips
Safety Brief: A Clean Truck is a Healthy Truck
Americans with Disabilities Act & Local Road Agencies: Creating Facilities for All Users
2020 Build a Better Mousetrap Competition
2020 Roadway Management Conference
Fall/Winter 2019

Fall/Winter 2019

WV LTAP: 2019 to 2020
Roadway Management Conference
2019 Snow & Ice Control Workshop:Snow was in the Air
Safety Brief: Dressing for Winter Work & Protecting Yourself from Cold Stress
Let’s Plow Right In
Ask an Engineer
Roads Scholar Graduates
Summer 2019

Summer 2019

Pedestrian Peer Exchange
Rehabilitating Covered Bridges
Roads Scholar I & II News
Ditch Maintenance Decisions
Working Along the Roadway (Tailgate Safety Briefing)
Understanding WV’s Roadways
Roadway Management Conference
Spring 2019

Spring 2019

Community Spotlight: Buckhannon’s Safety Program
Community Spotlight Buckhannon’s Sidewalk Repair Program
Road Facts - Pedestrians and Drivers: Whose Turn is it? Pedestrian and Driver Tips
WV Needs Assessment Summary
2019 Build a Better Mousetrap Competition
Training Highlights & Updates
Roadway Management Conference
Fall/Winter 2018

Fall/Winter 2018

Snow and Ice Control Workshop Milestone
Roadway Management Conference
A Focus on Safety During Winter Maintenance Operations
Tailgate Safety Briefing Compressed Air
Traffic Incident Management
Heads-Up! Distracted Pedestrians
Ask an Engineer
Every Day Counts Round 5
2019 Build a Better Mousetrap Competition
Free Online Training Opportunity
Upcoming Events
Spring/Summer 2018

Spring/Summer 2018

Roadway Management Conference Information
Snow & Ice Control Workshop
Chainsaw Operation
Spring/Summer 2018 Street Smarts Trivia
Ask an Engineer
In Memory of Edward �Ed� Neumann
Highlights from the First Partnering for a Better Future Conference
Roads Scholar Graduates
Silica Dust � Not a Breath of Fresh Air
The Dusty Truth of Building the Hawks Nest Tunnel
Building Bridges: Public Works Birthday Parties
Fall/Winter 2017

Fall/Winter 2017

SICW Highlights
WV LTAP Needs Your Feedback
Country Roads & City Streets Makeover in the Making!
Road & Street Speak
Summer 2017 Street Smarts Trivia Winners
Region Ready Winter Rally
APWA Mid-Atlantic Chapter
Is There too Much Salt in Your Road's Diet?
Winter Themed Word Search What Treatments are Best for Concrete Surfaces?
Road Weather Management
Are All Pavements Alike When it Comes to Snow and Ice Treatments?
2017 Roads Scholar II Grads.
2018 Highlighted Events Pages
2018 Mousetrap Competition
Summer 2017

Summer 2017

Hands-On Backhoe Operation Class a Success!
Common Safety Problems When Working Around Heavy Equipment
Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center Website
WV Bike Summit
Safety Tips for Bicyclists
Free FHWA Web-Based Tool USLIMITS2
Summer 2017 Street Smarts Trivia
WV LTAP Customer Needs Assessment
Spring 2017

Spring 2017

Comparison Sign Panel Kits Available
Check Out the WV LTAP's Equipment Loan Program
Developing the Allegheny Highlands Rails-With-Trails
West Virginia Showcase
2017 Build a Better Mousetrap Competition
Fall/Winter 2016

Fall/Winter 2016

Don't Risk It - Managing Roadway Winter Maintenance Liability Exposure
WV LTAP Favorite Recipe - Toffee Pecan Bars
Charleston, WV's First Paint the Snow Plow Program
The Cost of Littering
Why Bridges Sway and Bounce
Build a Better Mousetrap Winners Recognized
Helping with Flood Recovery - A Personal Perspective
Highlights from the 2016 Snow and Ice Control Workshop
Roundabout Maintenance Manual
Tips for Snowplow Operators at Highway Railway Crossings
Snow and Ice Control Best Management Practices
Roadway Management Conference Future
Summer 2016

Summer 2016

The WV Flood of 2016
2016 Build a Better Mousetrap Winners!
Roads Scholar II Graduates
Ron Eck Awarded NLTAPA Achievement Award
Ask an Engineer: What is the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD), and to Whom Does it Apply?
Snow and Ice Control Workshop - September 28
Spring 2016

Spring 2016

Stormproofing Principles Applicable to Local Roads
Meet Our Newest Advisory Board Members
Recommended Noise Protection Safety Practices
Roads Scholar II Graduates
Milling Scoop - An Innovative Idea from Colorado
Ask an Engineer: How much visibility do I need in advance of a sign?
Winter 2015

Winter 2015

2015 Work Zone Sign Package Recipients
A Great Gravel Roads Resource: The Gravel Roads Construction and Maintenance Guide
Winter Weather Road Maintenance: Q & A
The 2015 Snow and Ice Control Workshop - Back to the Basics
Clear Roads Program Overview
North Dakota Oil County Tech Talk Tour
WV LTAP Announces Three New Classes
Upcoming Training
Season's Greetings
Summer 2015

Summer 2015

Radar Speed Sign Available for Lending
Why Train Your Employees?
WV LTAP's Build a Better Mousetrap Winners
Stay Safe from Venomous Snakes
In Print for 30 Years!
Apply for a 2015 Work Zone Sign Package
Roads Scholar II Graduates
Upcoming Fall WV LTAP Classes
Spring 2015

Spring 2015

The Important Role of Personal Protective Equipment to a Safety Program
Road Facts Information Sheet: Road Rules for Driving in Work Zones
Protecting Yourself from West Nile Virus
Two New WV LTAP Classes
It's Not Too Late to Enter WV LTAP's 2015 Build a Better Mousetrap Competition
Bill Wyant Retires from WV LTAP Activities